Nomination: My Book of Life by Angel

 Leavitt, Martine. My Book of Life by Angel. 2012.241 p. Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (978-0-374-35123-6). Gr. 9-12. [jw]

Lured into prostitution by a man she thinks loves her, Angel eventually gains the strength to write her own story, defying her abusers, overcoming addiction and forging new beginnings for herself and others.

 
 

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